by Rock ‘n Roll Ghost
AMC has booked the date of Sunday, October 16th for the second season premiere of their hit show The Walking Dead at 9 PM EST/8 PM CST. The series, based on the graphic novel of the same name by Robert Kirkman, will have a full thirteen episode run this year. The above trailer shows what fans can expect this season on the series, which tells the story of a group of survivors fighting for their lives after a zombie apocalypse.
“The Walking Dead” follows a group of survivors, led by police officer Rick Grimes, played by Andrew Lincoln (“Love Actually,” “Teachers,” “Strike Back“), who are traveling in search of a safe and secure home. Jon Bernthal (“The Pacific,” “The Ghost Writer“) plays Shane Walsh, Rick’s sheriff’s department partner before the apocalypse, and Sarah Wayne Callies (“Prison Break“), is Rick’s wife, Lori Grimes. Additional cast include: Laurie Holden, Steven Yeun, Norman Reedus, Jeffrey DeMunn, Chandler Riggs, Iron E. Singleton and Melissa McBride. Recently announced guest stars include: Lauren Cohan, Scott Wilson and Pruitt Taylor Vince.
Robert Kirkman, creator of “The Walking Dead” comic, serves as a writer and executive producer on the project and three-time Academy Award-nominee Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile) serves as writer, director and executive producer. Gale Anne Hurd (The Terminator, Aliens, Armageddon, The Incredible Hulk), of Valhalla Entertainment, serves as Executive Producer. David Alpert from Circle of Confusion serves as Executive Producer. Glen Mazzara (The Shield, Crash) serves as Executive Producer.